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[Prevalence of primary antiretroviral resistance among HIV infected patients in Chile].
- A. Afani, C. Beltrán, Ana María Gallardo, P. Roessler, W. Acevedo, P. Vásquez
- Revista medica de Chile
- 1 June 2010
BACKGROUND The main cause of virological failure during AIDS treatment is the resistance to antiretroviral medications (ARV). AIM To search for mutations associated with ARV resistance in recently… Expand
Detección de resistencia primaria en pacientes chilenos infectados por VIH
Resistance mutations were detected in 10 patients. All had anuniversity title or had university studies. All lived in northeastern Santiago and had risky sexualbehaviors while traveling abroad. Seven… Expand
HIV-1 subtypes in Santiago, Chile.
[Primary resistance to antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV/AIDS in Chile].
BACKGROUND Resistance to antiretroviral therapy is a determining factor for therapeutic failure in HIV/AIDS. The prevalence of primary resistance (i.e. in those patients that have not received… Expand
[Innate immunity restoration in patients with HIV/AIDS infection associated with antiretroviral therapy].
BACKGROUND Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV/AIDS infection induces an important reduction of the viral load (VL) and an immune system reconstitution. CD4+ T lymphocyte count is the… Expand
Behavioral effects of intracerebral administration of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) in rats
- S. Mora, A. Afani, Rodrigo Kusanovic, C. Tapia, G. Diaz-veliz
- Psychology, Medicine
- Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
- 1 April 1991
The effects of LHRH intracerebrally infused on acquisition of conditioned avoidance responses (CARs) and spontaneous motility were studied in adult male rats. The results were the following: 1) LHRH… Expand
[Clinical and immunological study of 10 immunocompetent patients with esophageal candidiasis].
BACKGROUND Esophageal candidiasis is associated with conditions that cause an immune depression. It is a defining disease for AIDS, is observed in poorly controlled diabetics, in patients with renal… Expand
[Meningitis in subjects with human immunodeficiency virus infection].
BACKGROUND Neurological complications are frequently observed in HIV-1 patients. Lumbar puncture (LP) and LSF analysis are two key diagnostic procedures. AIM To describe the etiology meningeal… Expand
Prevalence of R5 and X4 HIV variants in antiretroviral treatment experienced patients with virologic failure.
- P. Ferrer, M. Tello, +7 authors A. Afani
- Journal of clinical virology : the official…
- 1 July 2014
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy (ART) inhibits virus replication. Nevertheless, ART has the disadvantage of generate selective resistance and adverse events. Coreceptor antagonists are a family of… Expand
Is diet partly responsible for differences in COVID-19 death rates between and within countries?
- J. Bousquet, J. Antó, +600 authors C. Zubrinich
- Geography, Medicine
- Clinical and Translational Allergy
- 27 May 2020
Reported COVID-19 deaths in Germany are relatively low as compared to many European countries. Among the several explanations proposed, an early and large testing of the population was put forward.… Expand